WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *klüwid, from Proto-Celtic *klusīti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlew-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

clywed (first-person singular present clywaf) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. to hear
  2. (obsolete) to listen
  3. (dialect) to identify or receive impressions through the senses (excluding sight), to feel

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • clywedog (audible; loud, sonorous)

NounEdit

clywed m (uncountable)

  1. hearing; the ability to hear; the act of hearing; reaching ear

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
clywed glywed nghlywed chlywed
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “clywaf”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies